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Jones Lang LaSalle Announces International Director Promotions

Pittsburgh-Based Managing Director Edward B. Cannon Among Those Promoted

CHICAGO / PITTSBURGH, July 18, 2012 – Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) announced today that 40 colleagues across the world at Jones Lang LaSalle and LaSalle Investment Management have joined the firm’s top leadership group by being named International Directors.  The members of this select group are distinguished by their exceptional work for clients and their roles in driving the firm’s growth.

Edward B. Cannon, Managing Director and Account Director of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Banking Industry Group within its Corporate Solutions practice, oversees service delivery for multiple international banking clients and is based in Pittsburgh. In addition to serving as the Senior Client Relationship Manager for some of the firm’s most high-profile financial services, banking and corporate clients, Mr. Cannon has overseen property management, worked as a transaction manager for 12 years and was a key member of two international transition teams that oversaw the startup of a 30 million square foot, 700 building portfolio in the United Kingdom. He received the exclusive Jones Lang LaSalle Champion of Excellence Award in recognition of his professional career contributions to the firm’s culture that span nearly four decades, as well as his role developing Jones Lang LaSalle’s service delivery platform. Mr. Canon is a 30 year member of BOMA, serving 12 years as a Board Member and two years as President of BOMA Pittsburgh. A graduate of Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Mr. Cannon has done extensive postgraduate work in business administration and accounting. 

Colin Dyer, Chief Executive Officer of Jones Lang LaSalle, said, “Our International Directors have built successful careers connecting with clients and colleagues across the world to create superior value.  As we congratulate them on achieving this latest distinction, we expect them to use their skills and experience to generate continued growth and lead us into new markets and service areas.”

As we congratulate our new International Directors on achieving this significant distinction, we recognize the valuable contributions that they have made. We expect that they will continue to demonstrate leadership in connecting across our organization to produce superior service for our clients and continued progress for the firm.”

The new International Directors are listed below:

About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2011 global revenue of $3.6 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 2.1 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with $47.2 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit